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The Taxonomy of Software-Based Storage
Software-based storage is often preferred over traditional hardware-based storage because it is an approach for storage solutions that leverages commodity components, creating a highly scalable storage platform completely in software. However, the definition and classification of software-based storage isn’t clear because vendors can’t come to a consensus, making it difficult for buyers to understand.
This white paper provides an assessment of software-based storage platforms. Read on for a better understanding of what software-based storage really means.